Agfa HealthCare Canada

Agfa HealthCare Canada

June 13, 2007 09:51 ET

Agfa HealthCare Bolsters Technology Leadership Team in Canada

Dieter Pagani joins organization to lead Enterprise Solutions group

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 13, 2007) - Agfa HealthCare, a leading provider of Healthcare Informatics and diagnostic imaging solutions, today announced the appointment of Dieter Pagani as the Business Director of Enterprise Solutions. Based in Toronto, Dieter will spearhead the company's Enterprise Solutions team which delivers advanced, standards-based solutions across the continuum of care.

Bringing more than 30 years of healthcare information management experience, Dieter previously was the Director of Information Technology for the Nova Scotia Department of Health. Amongst other things, he was responsible for IT/IM strategy, planning, and successful implementation of the hospital and clinical information platform (HIS/CIS,) as well as Picture Archiving Communications (PACS) across the Province of Nova Scotia.

"With Dieter's level of experience and expertise, we are confident that we have the right leadership in place as Agfa continues to focus on providing integrated enterprise-wide solutions to help Canadian healthcare organizations solve the most complex healthcare IT challenges," said Michael Green, President and CEO, Agfa HealthCare in Canada.

Prior to working in Nova Scotia, Dieter was the IT Director for a large community hospital in Ontario where he was responsible for the successful implementation of a Hospital Information System (HIS), and overseeing the hospital's IT, communications, health records, transcription, utilization and patient processing activities at-large. Additionally, Dieter has served on many regional, provincial and federal committees including Health Infostructure Atlantic (HIA) tasked with evolving Canada's electronic health record agenda forward.

"I've worked alongside Agfa as a partner and customer for many years and the experience has always been positive; Agfa is a true market leader in Canada," said Pagani. "I'm thrilled to be able to lead this team as we help customers across the country achieve their eHealth goals by delivering patient-centric software and solutions."

About Agfa HealthCare Canada

For 1 of 2 hospitals worldwide, Agfa HealthCare is the partner of choice for patient-centric software and solutions. Delivering fully integrated, standards-based clinical software systems across the entire continuum of care, Agfa solves the most complex healthcare challenges. Agfa's 360-degree support, Professional Services and commitment to interoperability ease the transition from existing technologies and ensures a strong platform to meet future needs. With a global R&D facility in Waterloo, Ontario, and offices in Montreal and Toronto, Agfa HealthCare partners with all nine provinces and both territories to increase efficiencies, reduce operational costs, and ultimately provide better patient care and shorter wait times. For more information visit

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